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Femicide in Nicaragua: They had a right to life.

I was back in Nicaragua this summer and on my first day there I ended up at a street protest in Managua with the women’s collective I used to work with. 390 more words


Leeann Maxine Lapham (nee Robinson) who was 30 at the time of her last known, was last seen in Innisfail Queensland on April 19 2010.  … 173 more words


Aussie History—a quick review

Ah, The Lucky Country, a slogan that has been touted about for a few decades. Before we hit that 250 year mark from Cook’s 1770 landing, we need a recap. 1,597 more words

Domestic Violence

Mexico's historic sentence for the crime of femicide; five men sentenced to 697 years in prison

In the state of Chihuahua, where hundreds of girls and women have been murdered since 1990, five men in the northern Mexico region have been sentenced to 697 year in prison for the horrific murders of eleven woman. 157 more words


"man found guilty of murder after 'perverted sexual assault'"

A habitual user of drugs and hardcore pornography has been found guilty of murdering a vulnerable woman by carrying out a “perverted sexual assault” in which a shampoo bottle was forced into her abdominal cavity.

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Woman stabbed 35 times and murdered by two #Stalkers in Delhi's #AnandParbat

16 July 2015, Delhi

19 year old Lakahmi who was shopping with her mother in Delhi’s Anand Parbat area, was attacked and stabbed 35 times by two men who had been stalking her for months. 41 more words

Machismo Under Threat: The Rise of Feminism in Nicaragua

A revolution is underway in Nicaragua, and it is more prominent than ever: Machista cultural attitudes are coming under fire as feminists take the stage and negotiate their rights with influential state actors. 833 more words

Latin American Affairs